Posts tagged
‘James H. Hyslop’

Letters That Wait for the Dead To Speak

Letters That Wait for the Dead To Speak In the 1880s a group of psychic researchers wrote letters that they optimistically believed would help to prove the reality of life beyond the grave. Did the letters prove life after death or did they end up in the Dead Letter Office?

Breathe Once for ‘Yes’: Guibal and Greville’s Mind-Reading Act

While I enjoy reading the first-person accounts of apparitions, fire-spooks, and faces in the windows, it is always a pleasure to find a new wrinkle in the mind-reading tricks sometimes used by Spiritualist mediums. Dr. Hyslop was James Hervey Hyslop, born in Xenia, Ohio, a prominent member of the Society for Psychical Research (as well […]